Along with restaurants selling food such as
pizza and hamburgers, a growing number of cafes are sprouting up across North
Korea, breaking out of Pyongy..
Intensified crackdowns on illegal South
Korean electronics in the North have failed to deter people from getting their
hands on home appliances produced by major global co..
North Korean authorities have ramped up efforts to stamp out South Korean popular culture -- also known as Hallyu
-- which has been spreading through mobile phones. While..
North Korea has been mobilizing hordes of
people for state projects that include regular ‘spring month of sanitation’
clean-up efforts and mass preparations for the countr..
North Korea has reportedly been carrying
out lectures not only for military cadres but also provincial Party officials in
the wake of the execution of its defense chief Hy..
With farming season in full swing in the
border areas of North Korea, rice prices in the marketplace have seen a small
rise, but oil prices have dipped, providing a little..
News of the execution of Hyon Yong Chol,
North Korea’s defense minister, is traveling swiftly throughout the country,
while lectures for military cadres have been propagati..
Compulsory military conscription for women
is barely underway in North Korea, but bribes and corruption have already
hindered the system from functioning as planned.As pre..
On the heels of a report by South Korea’s
National Intelligence Service [NIS] on May 13th that North Korea’s minister of
the People’s Armed Forces (MPAF), Hyon Yong Chol,..
The number of stalls at North Korea’s
markets has been on the rise, thanks to the easing of government crackdowns on
sales and an ensuing boom in business. This has led to..